Women’s Health East is the women’s health promotion agency for the Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR) of Melbourne. We improve health outcomes for women across the seven local government areas of Yarra Ranges, Knox, Maroondah, Manningham, Monash, Whitehorse and Boroondara. Women’s Health East also influences women’s health and wellbeing at a statewide and national level.


Putting Prevention of Violence Against Women into Practice online training

Introductory training to understand the primary prevention of violence against women and apply within your workplace or community setting

Do you want to understand what drives violence against women and learn about the actions you can take to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women?

Facilitated by Women’s Health East, this two-part introductory level training is for those who may have recently begun or are new to the prevention of violence against women sector, or are interested in undertaking preventing violence against women activities in the future.

Date and time: 10:00am-12:30pm Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th November 2020*

*training is delivered over two 2.5 hour sessions. Training participants must attend both sessions.

Cost: $25 pp (Plus booking fee. Inclusive of GST) … READ MORE

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2020

16 Ways to Call it Out in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign

Women’s Health East (WHE) in partnership with the Together for Equality and Respect partnership has developed the following social media campaign toolkit to assist organisations and groups across the ... READ MORE

Watch it Back – COVID AND WOMEN: Shining a light on Gender, Inequality and the Pandemic – Forum

Thanks to everyone who attended WHE's Women and COVID forum back in September! The presentations and panel discussion unpacked the gendered impacts of the global pandemic for women and the way forward for a gender equal recovery. We were joined by experts Tanja Kovac, CEO of Gender Equity Victoria (GENVIC),  Jane Fisher, Finkel Professor of ... READ MORE